2019 Timetable (contact sessions) for master's and doctoral students

These contact sessions are COMPULSORY for all new and existing master's and doctoral students, while monthly contact should be maintained between the supervisor and the candidate throughout the research period. Please take note that if you already attended the workshop on MSWord previously, you don't have to attend the workshop again, but the contact session and progress presentations are compulsory. It is the responsibility of the student to contact his/her supervisor for an appointment regarding the progress presentations.

First contact session for: MSc (Module Code: GEHR8900);  and PhD (Module Code: GEHR9100 / GEHI9100) Students
Monday
4 February 2019
 Welcome / Orientation Session / Registrations
Monday
4 February 2019
08:00-08:30 Orientation for all new and existing master's and doctoral students:
A Allwright
08:30-11:00 Research methodology:
Dr M Gomo
11:15-11:45 Discussion of proposal and assigning of supervisors. Please contact your Supervisor beforehand.         
                           

15:00-15:45 Guidelines on using MSWord styles; page numbering; table of contents; cross-referencing, etc. Guidelines for technical layout of dissertations/theses, referencing methods, list of sources, etc.
Dr F Fourie
Monday 6 May 2019 (MSc Students): 
Tuesday 7 May 2019 (PhD Students):
Progress and Presentation Contact Session  
  
                   
*Newly registered 2019 MSc and PhD students must present their proposals and progress.
*MSc and PhD students planning to submit on the 28th of June 2019 (for the December 2019 graduation)must take note that this contact session is very important and that you must present your theses/dissertation to the academic panel otherwise your supervisor will not sign of the letter in order for you to submit.
*Other MSc and PhD students must also present their progress to the academic panel.
Monday 
6 May 2019
MSc students Presentation to academic panel: 15 minutes
Discussion: 30 minutes
Tuesday
7 May 2019
PhD students     Presentation to academic panel: 15 minutes
Discussion: 15 minutes
1-2 August 2019: Progress and Presentation Contact Session
*Newly registered and other MSc and PhD students must present their progress.
*MSc and PhD students planning to submit December 2019 / January 2020 (for the June 2020 graduation) must take note that this contact session is very important and that you must present your theses / dissertation to the academic panel otherwise your supervisor will not sign of the letter in order for you to submit.
Thursday
1 August 2019
MSc students Presentation to academic panel: 15 minutes
Discussion: 30 minutes
Friday
2 August 2019
PhD students Presentation to academic panel: 15 minutes
Discussion: 15 minutes

FACULTY CONTACT

Faculty Manager: Velaphi Makgwahla
T: + 27 51 401 3199
E: makgwahlamvt@ufs.ac.za

Marketing Manager: Elfrieda Lötter
T: +27 51 401 2531
E: lottere@ufs.ac.za

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